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Hukafalls Jet

Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
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$87*
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Ranked #8 of 56 Activities in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

So! Much! Fun! Jumped in one of these boats on a whim, did not regret it! Jeremy, our driver was very knowledgeable about the river and has the best bad jokes in NZ. Would recommend this tour to anyone. A really great way to see Huka Falls with people who care about the river (Jeremy even went back to pick... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We loved this ride, it's a great way to get up close to the Huka falls. The 360s were great, our 10 year old daughter was grinning from start to finish! After the ride we popped to the prawn farm next door for a fishy lunch.

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Shropshire
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95 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Having seen the Huka Falls from the viewing point we thought it would be something special to take the jet boat on this section of the river rather than the other company's trip. We were not disappointed. The ride was exhilarating on the wide section of the river and the close up of the falls was awe inspiring. Whilst the... More 

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Wollongong
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Awesome ride. Lots of speed and spins. We had Jeremy as our driver and he made the ride, he was hilarious. Thank you for the laughs.

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great experience with speed and 360s Very very nice... :) Good fun for anyone... 360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360 360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360 360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360,360 Cheers from Switzerland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Awesome ride in the Huka falls jet boat today. Our driver/guide Liam was great! Really enthusiastic - could tell he loves his job :-)

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was an enjoyable time for most of the family. Unfortunately my wife suffers from motion sickness and the 360 spins left her a little queasy. My stepson enjoyed riding shotgun and we took some good photos close to Huka Falls.

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Having not prebooked we were a little worried we would get a ride but when we turned up around 10am one morning just before New Year we were lucky even though packed to be put on the next boat. The customer service is fun and friendly and the ever ready photographer waiting to try and get a snap to sell... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had Jeremy driving our boat... he was an awesome guide, lots of humor, made sure we did lots of 360 spins and got us all wet. Trusted his ability we felt privileged to get him as our driver. Would definately recommend this jet boat ride.

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Adelaide, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a great guide, was fun and knowledgeable. Took photos from my camera for me... such a cool experience for all ages :)

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